Saturday, January 23, 2016
Breslin Student Events Center
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The Maryland Terrapins travel to Breslin Student Events Center to play the Michigan State Spartans on Saturday, January 23, 2016. The opening line for this game has Michigan State as 3.5 point favorites and the over/under has been set at 144.
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The Terrapins come into this game with an overall record of 17-2 and a road record of 2-2. They are 8-9 against the spread and their over/under record is 9-9. The Spartans have an overall record of 16-4 and a home record of 8-2. They have an over/under record of 8-11 and they are 10-9 against the spread.
Melo Trimble comes into this contest averaging 13.9 points per game while playing 31.3 minutes per night so far this season for the Terrapins. He pulls down 2.4 rebounds per game and dishes out 5.7 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 47% while his free throw percentage is currently at 87%. Diamond Stone averages 13.5 points per game in 21.3 minutes per contest this season. He averages 0.2 assists per contest and 5.5 rebounds per game for Maryland. His field goal percentage is 60% for the year while his free throw percentage is 80%.
Denzel Valentine averages 18.3 points per game while playing 31.4 minutes per contest this year for the Spartans. He grabs 7.5 rebounds per game and has 6.6 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 45% and his free throw percentage currently is at 82%. Bryn Forbes averages 13.1 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 26.2 minutes per contest. He also averages 2.4 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 47% and his free throw percentage is 83%.
Maryland averages 78.1 points per contest this season which ranks them 61st in the nation. Their average scoring margin is 14.5 and their shooting percentage is 51% as a team which has them ranked 5th. Behind the arc they shoot 38% which is good for 51st in the country. They average 36.8 rebounds per game and 14.5 assists per game which ranks them 137th and 98th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 258th with 13.7 per game. The Terrapins allow 63.6 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 20th in the nation. They also allow a 41% shooting percentage and a 31% average from behind the arc ranking them 55th and 48th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 31.1 rebounds a game which ranks 19th and they give up 10.4 assists per contest which puts them in 17th place in the country. They force 11.9 turnovers per game which ranks them 248th in the Division 1.
Michigan State averages 78.5 points per game this year which ranks them 54th in Division 1 college basketball. Their average scoring margin is 15.3 and their shooting percentage is 48% as a team which has them sitting in the 23rd spot in the country. Behind the arc they shoot 40% which is good for 17th in the nation. They average 42.4 rebounds per game and 20.1 assists per contest which ranks them 11th and 1st respectively. In the turnover department the Spartans rank 98th with 12 per game. The Spartans allow 63.2 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 17th in the country. They also allow a 37% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc ranking them 7th and 7th in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 30.2 rebounds a game which ranks 9th and they give up 10.2 assists per contest which puts them in 13th place in the nation. The Spartans force 9.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 349th in college basketball.
Maryland Terrapins Betting Trends
The Maryland Terrapins are 8-9 against the spread
The Maryland Terrapins are 9-9 against the over/under
Michigan State Spartans Betting Trends
The Michigan State Spartans are 10-9 against the spread
The Michigan State Spartans are 8-11 against the over/under
Maryland Terrapins Injuries
11/11/15 G Dion Wiley Knee out for season
Michigan State Spartans Injuries
01/22/16 F Kenny Goins Foot probable Saturday vs. Maryland
01/22/16 F Matt Costello Ankle probable Saturday vs. Maryland
01/17/16 G Lourawls Nairn Jr Foot out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Maryland
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